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Red Rock Coulee

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Unique and strange but lovely all the same

Giant fossilised button mushrooms? If my kids had been younger and with us their theory would... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
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An amazing place for photography. Best time at sunrise or sunset at the golden hours for captures... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
Barry M
Red Deer, Canada
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Orion, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

Giant fossilised button mushrooms? If my kids had been younger and with us their theory would definitely have been dinosaur poos! Red rock coulee is fascinating. Getting up close and personal with geology is a favourite past time of mine and I've never seen anything...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pingalu
Reviewed October 11, 2017

An amazing place for photography. Best time at sunrise or sunset at the golden hours for captures. If there was ever a Mars type of geographic features this is it. Be aware after a rain the area is very muddy and slippery!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

Approximately 55 km south west of Medicine Hat one finds the scenic Red Rock Coulee. It is located about 25 km south of Seven Persons, just off of Highway 887. The park has excellent examples of sandstone concretions (rounded boulder like rocks) up to 2.5...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Bob L
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

The rocks are so out of place, yet amazing. We took lots of photos on, under, next to the rocks. I could sit there and look at tje view for hours!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank AnnieM0874
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

This is an interesting place to see the red rocks. There is a paved road half way then it is pure dirt road so drive according to weather it is easily accessible with a 30 ft rv so any cars and bigger can make it...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank mitchd117
Reviewed August 21, 2016

I finally got there. I have heard it is best at sunrise or sunset so that the light shines on the red rocks. but i got there when there was a storm coming in. (unfortunately that meant a lot of mosquitoes) but it was really...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ccpwagner
Reviewed July 17, 2016

This was my first visit to Red Rock Coulee, and was not disappointed. Just a short drive from Medicine Hat, it provides the opportunity for short hikes in the valley to view and photograph the boulder shaped sandstone concretions. An amazing natural place, particularly at...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Allen L
Reviewed July 10, 2016

My friend took my son and I out to visit the Red Rock Coulee area...it was beautiful. Not far outside Medicine Hat, felt like Inwas on Mars! I highly recommend checking it out. Not to be missed!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank elevation02
Reviewed April 3, 2016

Red Rock Coulee is one of those magical places. It is located just off of Highway 887 after a short drive up the hill. It is usually very quiet in regards to visitors. The quiet is astounding. When I visited in July I heard coyotes...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank loreenam2014
Reviewed October 2, 2015

This is an interesting place to stop and spend a couple of hours exploring. It looks a bit like a giant's curling game gone awry :-) I found it very interesting, and you can hike around at your own leisure. Beware, you are in rattle...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Elke L
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